PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE HAS PASSED TO JOIN THE HONORS COLLEGE FOR THE FALL 2018 SEMESTER. APPLICATIONS TO JOIN FOR SPRING 2019 WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH DECEMBER 15 - ALL ONLINE MODULES AND ADVISOR APPOINTMENTS MUST BE COMPLETED BY THIS DATE IN ORDER TO BE ADMITTED.The Honors College offers admission to an upper level program for students who are already enrolled as USF students, or who are transferring to USF from a state or community college. Students entering USF with an AA degree received as a dual enrollment student while in high school are considered First Time in College students, and are considered for admission through the First Year Admissions process, which is outline on this page.
Students entering the Honors College as transfer/continuing students must present:
- 3.5 overall and USF GPA, if applicable.
- Two full semesters of coursework at a college or university*
- 27 earned college or university-level credits (does not include advanced credit such as AP, IB, or Dual Enrollment)
- Minimum of three full semesters (Fall/Spring) prior to intended graduate date
*Current First-Year students may submit their application during their second semester
in college and will be provisionally accepted pending a final review of their transcripts
at the conclusion of that semester.
If you meet the above criteria and are interested in joining the Honors College, please complete this form to begin the application process.
Please review this Honors College Transfer/Continuing Student Journey document for additional information.
Program requirements for students admitted as continuing USF or transfer students include:
- 2 Honors Seminars, plus a Thesis or a Capstone project
- 25 hours of community service
- 2 Global Experiences
For the service and global experiences, we will accept any experiences that occurred while the student was enrolled in college; they do not have to occur after admission to the Honors College.